Book review by Femke Boom The book of the month this time is Goodbye to Berlin by Christopher Isherwood. Isherwood is one … More
Many are already familiar with Achilles, either from hearsay or from reading Greek mythology. The Song of Achilles is a retelling of the Iliad, but written from the point of view of Patroclus. Patroclus, for those who do not know him, was Achilles’ lover.
On March 20th 2018, students and other interested people came together in an overcrowded room at Leiden University’s Law Faculty. Here, Dino Suhonic, Director of Maruf (platform for Dutch Queer Muslims), gave a lecture about the relation between Muslims and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) community, both in Muslim majority countries as in Muslim minority countries. The lecture “How to reconcile LGBTQ rights with Islamic faith” was organized by Leiden University Pride (LUP) and Amnesty International Nederland Student Group Leiden.